Skip to comments.Democrats Announce New Assault On Small Business
Posted on 05/09/2011 12:54:17 AM PDT by Scanian
It's déjà vu all over again. Democrats in congress have re-introduced a small business jobs bill that has no hope of helping small business. Pandering to labor union interests, filled with Democrats flawed understanding of what creates private sector jobs, and crammed full of recycled regulations from the failed Waxman-Markey Energy bill, H.R. 870 is dangerous legislation that uses buzz words rather than sound business principles to encourage small business growth and job creation.
The legislation, thinly disguised as a jobs creation bill, panders to the tired, failed policies of Democrats left-wing, extremist base. The bill focuses on green jobs, construction of wind turbines and solar panels, enforces ineffective but restrictive penalties on China trade and determines which industries will be rewarded by handouts from the government by identifying which industries Democrats believe provide jobs that are actually needed.
Important memo to Nancy Pelosi and Steny Hoyer: Wake up! When a country is trying to grow the economy and grow jobsall jobs are actually needed.
The bill is filled with bits and pieces of entitlement benefits and government handouts from other pieces of failed Democrat legislation. For example, there is funding for state Head Start programs and funding for emergency food stamp subsidy programs (p. 5).The, bill reeks of socialism in the form of Employment Opportunity Grants, (p.3) thinly disguised as federal government handouts to reward businesses that support left-wing ideological efforts.
Even more dangerous is the vague legislation which allows grant recipients to create ACORN-like entities: a recipient of a grant may use the remaining amount of the grant to assist public entities, nonprofit community-based organizations (Sec.4.c.2).
Of course, in order to get the grants, business will have to consult with community leaders, including labor organizations
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I guess it’s now Russia or China is where I have to go in order to get a small business running without government interference.
This is something that won’t pass because we control the House, yes?
I hope that’s the way it works—but I imagine in the end, the king will only have to issue an executive order.
Great, more pay to play money and more slush funds to the SEIU/ACCORN. Can we send some brass balls to our Republicans to call this what it is? Or will they just sit there while Democrats call us anti small business if we vote against it?
Is there any discussion of the flight problem written in terms that Democrats can understand, nod their heads, and say "Yep, that's a problem."?
(Getting them to read it is another problem.)
The economy’s dying - why not just kill it dead?
Democrat “thought” in action.
... The bill focuses on green jobs ....Excellent. 'Green Jobs' are good.
If a 'job'(1) doesn't make money for ... (Hide the Children all you Libs)... The Employer, than that 'job' needs to be eliminated Post-Haste.
(1) 'Job': Position or work function in and/or for a company: Fork Lift Driver, Salesman, Stockroom Worker, Maintenance Man, or even a VP.But I don't think that's the kind of Green Job these commie-RATS or this nitwit Barry has in mind.
I am sure Bonehead will shed a tear and vote for it! We have NO representation in the government! NONE!!
Don't be so sure! Think RINO's.
This one won’t pass the house. This is posturing by two liberals to make sure they continue to get union contributions for the 2012 cycle.
Remember, the Dems compete with each other for a piece of the union pie. I think that is what this is all about.
The inmates are running the asylum.
I had hoped that more big goverment would be stopped by the election results of November.
I don’t expect that we’re going to be able to accomplish much in cuts when Obama is President.
But I do expect that that nothing new is passed that we might have to roll back later.